Once considered a fringe practice, about 2,550 New York children were homeschooled last year, and that number is rising, according to the Department of Education.VIDEO
The Democratic Party faced tough questions after Republican Bob Turner beat out Democrat Assemblyman David Weprin in the race for Anthony Weiner's former seat.
Mohamed El Filali, president of the Islamic Center of Passaic, N.J., said that while everyone, including Muslims, was contending with loss of life, the Muslim American community was also subject to shifting public perceptions of Islam in the wake of the attacks. VIDEO
He's famous for serenading San Francisco but Tony Bennett's had a passionate love affair with New York since he was a boy.
Its got puppets and drag queens, what more could you ask?
A guide to Tuesday's races, including the special election for former Congressman Anthony Weiner' seat, and four other special elections for Assembly seats in New York City. Gotham Gazette reports.